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synonyms for sighting

  • behold
  • discern
  • distinguish
  • eyeball
  • observe
  • perceive
  • spot
  • view
  • witness
  • make out
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antonyms for sighting

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  • ignore
  • miss
  • neglect
  • overlook
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How to use sighting in a sentence

His eyes were sighting along an instrument of his own devising as if he were aiming some super-gun of a great air cruiser.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Thus night and day we sailed steadily on, occasionally sighting sharks and even whales.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Never a day passed but we eagerly scanned the glistening sea in the hope of sighting a passing sail.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
When the lookout man sees a fire, he gets its bearing from the map by means of the sighting device.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
Every Shirt-tailer was sighting as though for a sharp-shooter's medal—carefully, deliberately.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
“Why, this is the same old gun you had up in Matabeleland,” went on Frank, sighting the weapon and pointing and recovering it.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
Barney vowed to put an end to that affair, and, carefully sighting one of his cannon, pulled the lanyard.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
Commander Ward, while sighting the bow-gun of the "Freeborn," was struck in the abdomen by a bullet, and died in a few minutes.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
On reaching the woods, and sighting the river, a momentary halt was called to cast off the burdens of the mules.
DIGGING FOR GOLDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Captain Gancy, quickly sighting through his binocular, declares them different—at least, in their array.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
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WORDS RELATED TO SIGHTING

  • adjustment
  • arrangement
  • calibration
  • order
  • positioning
  • sequence
  • sighting
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